Commonwealth Bank Series - 9th match

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 24 runs (D/L method)

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Vaas 6 18 11 0 0 54.54
View dismissal ML Hayden c Silva b Maharoof 23 64 53 3 0 43.39
View dismissal RT Ponting* run out (Maharoof/†Sangakkara) 11 58 34 0 0 32.35
View dismissal MJ Clarke c & b Muralitharan 50 118 69 4 0 72.46
View dismissal A Symonds c †Sangakkara b Maharoof 4 15 6 0 0 66.66
MEK Hussey not out 64 129 98 1 0 65.30
View dismissal JR Hopes st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 11 20 16 0 0 68.75
View dismissal GB Hogg c Dilshan b Malinga 4 6 4 0 0 100.00
MG Johnson not out 6 11 9 0 0 66.66
Extras (b 2, w 3) 5
Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 184 (3.68 runs per over)
Did not bat NW Bracken, SR Clark
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Gilchrist, 4.3 ov), 2-39 (Hayden, 15.1 ov), 3-44 (Ponting, 17.6 ov), 4-54 (Symonds, 21.1 ov), 5-144 (Clarke, 42.1 ov), 6-166 (Hopes, 46.3 ov), 7-173 (Hogg, 47.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket WPUJC Vaas 10 1 34 1 3.40 40 3 0
View wicket SL Malinga 10 1 44 1 4.40 35 3 0
View wickets MF Maharoof 10 1 20 2 2.00 46 0 0 (1w)
View wickets M Muralitharan 10 0 37 2 3.70 28 0 0
MKDI Amerasinghe 10 0 47 0 4.70 28 2 0 (2w)
Sri Lanka innings (target: 102 runs from 29.3 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MDK Perera lbw b Clark 1 15 11 0 0 9.09
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya c Ponting b Clark 0 5 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Symonds b Hopes 22 103 59 0 0 37.28
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c †Gilchrist b Bracken 27 57 45 3 0 60.00
LPC Silva not out 16 54 47 0 0 34.04
TM Dilshan not out 9 18 14 0 0 64.28
Extras (lb 1, w 1) 2
Total (4 wickets; 29.3 overs) 77 (2.61 runs per over)
Did not bat MF Maharoof, WPUJC Vaas, SL Malinga, MKDI Amerasinghe, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Jayasuriya, 1.1 ov), 2-3 (Perera, 3.1 ov), 3-42 (Jayawardene, 16.2 ov), 4-64 (Sangakkara, 24.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket NW Bracken 6 1 13 1 2.16 26 0 0
View wickets SR Clark 5 1 8 2 1.60 24 0 0
MG Johnson 7 1 17 0 2.42 32 1 0 (1w)
View wicket JR Hopes 7 2 23 1 3.28 28 2 0
GB Hogg 4.3 1 15 0 3.33 15 0 0
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points Australia 5, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match MEK Hussey (Australia)
Umpires RE Koertzen (South Africa) and SJA Taufel
TV umpire RL Parry
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire GC Joshua
Match notes
  • Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 19.5 overs (120 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Australia - 95/4 in 33.0 overs (MJ Clarke 22, MEK Hussey 27)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 33.4 overs (204 balls), Extras 2
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (MJ Clarke 21, MEK Hussey 28, Ex 1)
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 68 balls (4 x 4)
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 82 balls (1 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 43.2 overs (263 balls), Extras 3
  • Innings Break: Australia - 184/7 in 50.0 overs (MEK Hussey 64, MG Johnson 6)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 41/2 in 16.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 13, DPMD Jayawardene 27)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 21.4 overs (131 balls), Extras 2
  • Rain: Sri Lanka - 77/4 in 29.3 overs (LPC Silva 16, TM Dilshan 9)
  • Match Scorers: Venkat Raghav and Binoy George
 
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Tournament Results
Australia v India at Brisbane - Mar 4, 2008
India won by 9 runs
Australia v India at Sydney - Mar 2, 2008
India won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Feb 29, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 13 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 26, 2008
India won by 7 wickets (with 106 balls remaining)
Australia v India at Sydney - Feb 24, 2008
Australia won by 18 runs
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Feb 22, 2008

The Australian team take a break after the fall of Kumar Sangakkara, 9th ODI, CB Series, Melbourne, February 22, 2008

The Australian team take a break

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Feb 22, 2008

Dark clouds loom over the MCG, Australia v Sri Lanka, 9th ODI, CB Series, Melbourne, February 22, 2008

Dark clouds loom over the MCG

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